She may call herself the Baddest Bitch, but Trina also has a candy-coated sweetness about her that’s hard to ignore. At a listening session for her new album Amazin’ held at EMI Music’s Manhattan offices, the humble rap diva welcomed journalists with handshakes, peppering her greetings with “beautiful” and “sweetie,” and even blamed her fluttering on nerves. In no time though, she stepped into the authoritative role to walk us through the journey of her fifth studio effort.
By now, the Miami mami knows the components of a smash. The sanguine effect of rapping and a hot collabo, combined with talented producers, doesn’t just manifest into a hit, it creates detonation. From beatmakers Jim Jonsin and J.R. Rotem to guest stars such as Nicki Minaj, Keri Hilson, Trey Songz, and Monica, Trina has one bad (meaning good) album on her hands. And if those credits aren’t enough, pop’s reigning princess Lady Gaga even penned a song for the Diamond Princess.
Rap-Up.com gives you the rundown on 10 tracks from Trina’s May 4th release.
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